Trade Liberalization, Competition and the WTO

Trade Liberalization, Competition and the WTO

Edited by Chris Milner and Robert Read

The prospective WTO Millennium Round of negotiations will highlight critical economic issues regarding the application and implementation of the WTO rules to international trade in goods and services. In this book, a distinguished group of academic experts considers the agenda and areas of interest for the next Round in light of Seattle, the functions of the WTO and competition policy issues arising from trade liberalization.

List of abbreviations

Edited by Chris Milner and Robert Read

Subjects: economics and finance, international economics


African, Caribbean and Pacific Group States (Lomé Convention countries) AFTA ASEAN Free Trade Area (Association of South East Asian Nations) AMS Aggregate measure of support ANZCERTA Australia–New Zealand Trade Area AoA Uruguay Round Agreement on Agriculture APEC Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation ATC WTO Agreement on Textiles and Clothing AWB Australian Wheat Board CACM Central American Common Market CAP Common Agricultural Policy (of the EU) CARICOM Caribbean Common Market CCT Common Commercial Tariff (of the EU) CEE Central and East European (countries) CES Constant elasticity of supply CFA Communauté Financière Africaine (franc zone) CGE Computable general equilibrium (economic model) CIETAC China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission CIF Cost, insurance and freight CITES Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species COMESA Common Market of East and Southern Africa CSE Consumer subsidy equivalent CTE WTO Committee on Trade and Environment CUSTA Canada–US Free Trade Agreement CWB Canadian Wheat Board DIAC Draft International Anti-Trust Code DOM Département d’Outre Mer (overseas department) DSB WTO Dispute Settlement Body DSM Dispute settlement mechanism DSP WTO dispute settlement procedures EU European Union FDI Foreign direct investment xii ACP List of abbreviations xiii FOB FTA FTAA GAO GATS GATT GATT 1947 GATT 1994 GCC GE GPA GSP GTAP ICPAC ILO IMF IPRs ISI ITC ITO MAI MDD MFA MFN MITI MLAT MNE MRAs NAFTA NGOs NIC NTB NTMs OECD PREB PSE QRs R&D RTA Free-on-board Free trade area Free Trade Area of the Americas (proposed) US General Accounting Office General...

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